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What is the Strong Interest Inventory?

For over 80 years, the Strong Interest Inventory has helped students and workers in their search for a rich and fulfilling career. Newly revised, this authoritative assessment is more powerful than ever before.

The Strong measures your teenager’s interest in a broad range of occupations, work activities, leisure activities, and school subjects. The questionnaire compares how these interests are similar to the interests of people successfully employed in the occupations that are compatible with the interests indicated. It is used to help people understand their work interests and to illustrate the kinds of work in which they might be most satisfied.

Your teenager will be given a username and password and directed to the Strong Interest Inventory log on site that belongs to their school.  Once there, they will indicate their level of interest in 291 career related items.  Once students have finished, there will be a report generated that explores the student's interest areas compared to the interests of 2500 professionals in almost 200 different professions.  Students review their results with a trained staff member and will have a copy of their results to share with you.
There may be a charge for your child to take this inventory...contact your school to find out.  Below is a link to a sample report generated from the Strong Interest Inventory.

http://www.psychometrics.com/docs/strong_ph.pdf?LanguageID=EN-US